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Operation Thunderbolt: The raid on Entebbe

So, I was sucked into the YouTube rabbithole-y vortex last night and was searching up documentaries on hostage rescue mission(s), partly instigated by the extremely unfortunate happenings in Paris on friday. 550 more words


Palestinian man wearing ‘press t-shirt' shot dead after stabbing Israeli soldier

WARNING: Graphic content

A Palestinian man wearing a ‘press t-shirt’ was shot dead after stabbing an Israeli soldier.

The incident occurred as Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers following Friday prayers in the West Bank city of Hebron. 253 more words


Hezbollah hints at Israeli drone strikes in Syria

Two news outlets affiliated with the Hezbollah terrorist group have reported that Israeli drone strikes have killed two people in Syria, according to the Jerusalem Post… 257 more words


Just Like I Said It Would Be!

A report out today by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) is blaming Israel for all the deaths in Gaza during last summer’s fighting. According to them the 2014 war with Hamas has put their… 1,127 more words


Q&A with Bassem Eid

First appeared in Wits Vuvuzela

Palestinian journalist Bassem Eid is the founder and former director of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group. The South African Jewish Board of Deputies brought him out to speak about his work at various universities around the country during Israel Apartheid Week (IAW). 347 more words

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Inside the zoo that has become a graveyard: Animals left to starve to death in Gaza

Warning: Graphic images

These horrifying scenes come from Khan Younis zoo.

Situated in the south-western part of the Gaza Strip, the zoo has seen dozens of its animals and birds die from neglect and starvation during the Israel-Palestine conflict. 341 more words


Israeli soldiers from elite wire-tapping unit refuse to use 'extortion', 'blackmail' on Palestinians

Soldiers from Israel’s elite wire-tapping unit are refusing to spy on Palestinians in a rebuke to prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel’s intelligence corps has been rocked by a major internal protest over the treatment of Palestinians. 1,082 more words